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Old 05-15-2013, 11:59 AM   #15
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I am doing all the work ...I wont get to the paint this year but it will be ready for next year to paint...that is why I am putting lite coat of paint as I go..

' Had a London Aire..350hp sparton chassis... with all the good stuff from the time.. Just traded for a 2007 Alfa gold!! ya and picked up yesterday 9-24-16
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:22 AM   #16
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Thanks for the info; purchased the MA from Traveland and for what we paid for it i can afford to put a lot of money into it and still be nowhere near what I would have to spend to get a unit like what we want. I would have to put over $60k into it to even be close to $100k total investment. Don't think I can get what I want for a $100k so I think I will continue down this route

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koresample, I live in maple ridge. Not sure if you live downtown Vancouver or not, but there used to be an rv shop on river road down by the old Albion ferry in maple ridge. Not sure if its still there or not, but they did complete renos or even bus conversions etc. Another good place to contact would be Meridian RV in Port Coquitlam. I've been in there many times and seen major work being done to RVs in their shop ( as in fairly old units being reno'd and fixed up). I bought our last RV there and they were very good to deal with, both sales and service side of things.

One other option you might want to think about is trading your unit in on a newer model. Travelland RV in Langley has some nice newmars for sale for a decent price. With your reno budget plus trade value, you might be close to one of their coachs.

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Old 05-16-2013, 08:22 AM   #17
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I will do what I have time for, the major stuff I will hire out.

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Are you going to do the work? Or, are you trying to find a shop to do the labor for you?
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Old 05-16-2013, 07:28 PM   #18
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That would be a fun project. Particularly if a DIY'r.
However, if you can afford $100+ an hour labor, get the best stuff put in, then enjoy mile after mile. REmember to post pictures here, as did other owners. Your upgrades and custom add-ins will serve as fertilizer (the good kind, not the smelly type) for us DIY'rs with more modest means.

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